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TGen translates genetic research into patient care (access required)

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Caring for one child with a rare and unknown medical disorder is a challenge for parents and doctors. But when three additional children in the same family are found to have related health problems, all involved are faced with a medical quandary for which some answers have only recently been found through genetic research.

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Sarah Buel: Professor’s life experience is basis for helping domestic violence victims (access required)

Sarah Buel: Professor’s life experience is basis for helping domestic violence victims <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/12/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

Sarah Buel was working as a paralegal for the city prosecutor’s office in Seattle when a judge called her up to the bench after a hearing. She had just argued passionately on behalf of a victim in a domestic violence case. The husband had poured boiling water on his wife, burning and scarring her terribly. Buel’s boss wanted to drop assault charges, saying the family at least had insurance to cover her medical care. The judge told Buel she should become a lawyer.

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